11 Jan '18, 4am

Shocking Study Shows Glyphosate Herbicides Contain Toxic Levels of Arsenic

A shocking new study published in Toxicology Reports has shown that the current regulatory assessments of the world’s most used herbicides are wrong, with ingredients such as arsenic being regularly found in Glyphosate based herbicides and other pesticides at toxic levels. Glyphosate’s toxicity is currently being debated at an international level by regulatory and health authorities, but other formulants in Glyphosate-based herbicides (such as Monsanto’s Roundup), are rarely considered. The formulants used with glyphosate are declared as inert and confidential by the pesticide industry. Prof. Gilles-Eric Séralini from the University of Caen Normandy, France, and his colleagues Dr. Nicolas Defarge and Dr. Joël Spiroux, have discovered several new findings which crush the pesticide industry’s claim that the ‘inert’ ingredients in glyphosate-based herbicides do not need regul...

Full article: https://www.organicconsumers.org/news/shocking-study-show...

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